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    Feathered Dino in Amber Will Blow You Away

    As a poultry sciences major at Texas A&M (gig ’em!), I became obsessed with chickens, eggs, the whole poultry industry. Heck, I even have my own farm in Texas. Reading about an archaeological find of a perfectly preserved piece of a feathered dinosaur tail from 99 million years ago absolutely blew me away! And according to scientists writing in the journal Current Biology, it was discovered not in an excavation but in an amber market in Myanmar, where it was being sold as a piece of jewelry. They almost missed it! You have to see what it looks like. Crazy. And definitely not a chicken.

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